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Xbox Game Pass Adds Several Yakuza Titles, The Medium, And More This Month

by Liana Ruppert on Jan 19, 2021 at 08:46 AM

Even more titles are joining the Xbox Game Pass this January, including several games from the iconic Yakuza series! Whether you feel like playing the cowboy or diving into a dualistic horror experience, the latest games to arrive with Xbox's membership service are solid additions to an already impressive lineup. 

For a monthly membership fee, Xbox players can enjoy a plethora of titles at no additional cost in addition to day-one first-party games, DLC, and more. As we prepare for the end of January, a few more games are coming to the ever-evolving library beginning on the 21st. 

What's coming: 

  • Control, PC - Jan 21
  • Desperados III, Android, Console, PC - Jan 21
  • Donut County, Android, Console, PC - Jan 21
  • Outer Wilds, Android - Jan 21
  • Cyber Shadow, Android, Console, PC - Jan 26
  • The Medium, Xbox Series X/S, PC - Jan 28
  • Yakuza 3 Remastered, Android, Console, PC - Jan 28
  • Yakuza 4 Remastered, Android, Console, PC - Jan 28
  • Yakuza 5 Remastered, Android, Console, PC - Jan 28

DLC updates: 

  • Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition Lords of the West DLC - Jan 26
  • Rainbow Six Siege: Road to S.I. - Jan 21

What's leaving: 

  • Death Squared, Console - Jan 29
  • Death's Gambit, PC - Jan 29
  • Final Fantasy XV, Console, PC - Jan 29
  • Fishing Sim World: Pro Tour, Console, PC - Jan 29
  • Gris, PC - Jan 29
  • Indivisible, Console, PC - Jan 29
  • Reigns: Game of Thrones, PC - Jan 29
  • Sea Salt, Console, PC - Jan 29

Previous titles added earlier this month include: 

  • eFootball PES 2021 Season Update, Android and Console - January 7
  • Injustice 2, Android, Console, and PC - January 7
  • The Little Acre, Android, and Console - January 7
  • Neonverse, PC - January 14
  • Torchlight III, Android, and Console - January 14
  • What Remains of Edith Finch, PC - January 14
  • YIIK: A Postmodern RPG - January 14

For those that don't already have the Xbox Game Pass deal, there are a few things you should know that might help make the decision to join a little easier. With the Xbox Game Pass service, there are two options to choose from with the Xbox Game Pass and the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. Both offer Team Green fans a chance to play over 100 titles at no additional cost, including day-one launches of first-party titles. With the acquisition of Bethesda, there will be even more incentive to join up with this particular service. 

Xbox Game Pass is $9.99 a month, whereas Xbox Game Pass Ultimate comes in at $14.99 and includes Xbox Live Gold. It's a pretty good deal, especially for those that are picky with their games. With EA's library joining the fray and rumors of Ubisoft Plus possibly merging as well, this deal is honestly one of the better ones out there currently on the market. 

Excited to see several Yakuza titles make the list? What else would you enjoy seeing joining this membership library for Xbox Game Pass? Sound off with your thoughts in the comment section below! 

Products In This Article

Yakuza 3cover

Yakuza 3

PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3
Release Date:
March 9, 2010 (PlayStation 3), 
August 20, 2019 (PlayStation 4)
Yakuza 4cover

Yakuza 4

PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3
Release Date:
March 15, 2011 (PlayStation 3), 
October 29, 2019 (PlayStation 4)
Yakuza 5cover

Yakuza 5

PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3
Release Date:
December 8, 2015 (PlayStation 3), 
February 11, 2020 (PlayStation 4)
Desperados IIIcover

Desperados III

PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC
Release Date:
Outer Wildscover

Outer Wilds

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC
Release Date:
May 28, 2019 (PC), 
May 29, 2019 (Xbox One), 
October 15, 2019 (PlayStation 4), 
September 15, 2022 (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S), 
December 7, 2023 (Switch)
The Mediumcover

The Medium

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PC, Mac
Release Date:
January 28, 2021 (Xbox Series X/S, PC), 
September 3, 2021 (PlayStation 5), 
August 31, 2023 (Mac)


PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC
Release Date:
August 27, 2019 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC), 
October 28, 2020 (Switch), 
February 2, 2021 (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S)